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"C.-P." Yuan Invested as Wu-Ki Tung Endowed Professor of Particle Physics October 20, 2017 "C.-P." Yuan Invested as Wu-Ki Tung Endowed Professor of Particle Physics

In a ceremony held on 17 October 2017, Professor Chien-Peng "C.-P." Yuan was formally invested as Wu-Ki Tung Endowed Professor of Particle Physics.

Steven Lund chosen as new head of U.S. Particle Accelerator School October 12, 2017 Steven Lund chosen as new head of U.S. Particle Accelerator School

The U.S. Particle Accelerator School has selected MSU Professor Steven Lund as its new Director, effective 01 December 2017.

October 12, 2017 Remco Zegers and Chris Adami named 2017 APS Fellows

MSU Professors Remco Zegers and Chris Adami were elected as 2017 American Physical Society Fellows.

October 12, 2017 Two P-A graduate students selected for U.S. DoE program

Two Michigan State University Physics & Astronomy graduate students – Crispin Contreras-Martinez and Roy Ready – were among 52 graduate students from across the nation selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for its 2017 Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Program.

October 10, 2017 Abrams Planetarium to Display Michigan Meteorites

Abrams Planetarium, Michigan State University has received a grant of $97,259.00 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services that will enable the planetarium to update its exhibition space with a new display featuring its collection of meteorites, which includes seven specimens of the 10 known Michigan meteorites.

October 6, 2017 U.S. DoE Awards Grants for Nuclear Physics Related Computing Projects

Three nuclear physics related computational research projects involving MSU researchers have won grants from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science (DOE-SC).

Johannes Pollanen invested as Jerry Cowen Chair of Experimental Physics September 14, 2017 Johannes Pollanen invested as Jerry Cowen Chair of Experimental Physics

In a ceremony held on 14 September 2017, Johannes Pollanen, Assistant Professor in the MSU Physics & Astronomy Department, was formally invested as a Jerry Cowen Chair of Experimental Physics.

September 6, 2017 MSU Astronomers confirm shockwave theory for nova behavior

A research team including MSU P-A faculty members Laura Chomiuk and Jay Strader has made and analyzed observations which confirm a theory concerning the role of shockwaves in the behavior of certain types of stellar explosions called novae.

August 31, 2017 Heiko Hergert receives DoE Early Career Award

Assistant Professor Heiko Hergert of the P-A Dept. and NSCL/FRIB received one of 59 Early Career Research Program Awards for 2017 from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Science.